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Unemployment Rates for
Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Alaska 2013 - 2020

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021


Not Seasonally Adjusted Monthly and Annual Unemployment Rates for
Ketchikan Gateway Borough
1990 to 2021

Note: A change in the way labor force statistics are calculated for sub-state areas makes data prior to 2010 not comparable with later data.

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
2021 8.3 8.6 9.1 8.4 7.4 7.5 6.8 5.7
2020 6.7 6.6 7.7 15.7 15.0 13.4 12.5 7.7 7.9 6.8 7.5 7.4 9.6
2019 7.6 7.3 6.9 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.4 4.1 4.1 5.0 5.9 5.7 5.5
2018 7.5 7.1 6.8 5.9 4.7 4.7 3.9 4.0 4.3 5.2 6.2 6.3 5.5
2017 7.5 7.7 7.1 6.0 5.3 5.2 4.4 4.3 4.5 5.4 6.3 6.4 5.7
2016 8.2 8.7 8.3 6.8 5.8 5.3 4.6 4.3 5.0 5.9 6.5 6.6 6.2
2015 8.6 9.0 8.4 7.2 6.0 6.0 4.9 4.6 5.0 6.8 7.4 7.5 6.7
2014 9.7 10.6 10.1 8.4 7.2 6.9 5.9 5.9 6.3 7.3 8.0 7.8 7.7
2013 10.5 10.6 9.8 8.7 7.3 7.2 5.9 5.4 5.8 7.8 8.3 8.4 7.9
2012 10.9 11.2 10.3 8.7 7.8 7.5 6.4 6.0 6.6 7.6 8.4 9.2 8.3
2011 11.9 11.4 10.8 9.4 8.2 8.1 7.0 6.4 6.6 8.2 9.3 10.3 8.8
2010 12.0 12.0 11.7 10.0 8.3 7.9 6.7 6.4 6.9 8.5 9.7 10.4 9.1
2009 9.3 10.0 9.6 7.8 6.7 6.2 5.1 4.9 5.7 7.4 8.2 9.2 7.3
2008 7.4 7.8 7.0 6.2 5.1 5.0 4.1 4.1 4.4 5.6 6.4 6.9 5.7
2007 7.9 7.9 7.3 6.5 5.2 4.9 3.9 3.7 4.1 5.2 5.9 6.2 5.6
2006 8.4 8.5 7.8 6.9 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.4 4.6 5.8 6.4 6.9 6.1
2005 9.7 9.8 8.6 7.4 6.1 5.7 4.7 4.4 4.9 6.8 7.4 7.6 6.8
2004 10.5 10.4 9.8 8.3 6.8 6.7 5.1 4.8 5.3 7.1 8.2 8.7 7.5
2003 10.8 10.6 10.2 9.3 7.5 7.8 5.7 5.5 5.9 7.4 8.4 8.4 8.0
2002 10.7 11.4 11.4 9.9 7.8 7.3 5.8 5.9 6.4 7.4 8.6 9.1 8.3
2001 8.6 8.0 7.9 6.9 5.9 5.7 4.3 4.6 5.1 6.9 8.2 9.3 6.6
2000 8.9 9.0 8.2 7.1 5.9 5.5 4.0 4.2 4.7 5.7 6.5 6.7 6.2
1999 10.5 10.9 10.2 8.3 6.4 6.0 5.2 4.4 5.1 6.0 6.8 6.9 7.2
1998 10.7 10.8 9.5 7.8 7.1 7.1 5.8 5.0 5.4 7.5 7.4 8.1 7.6
1997 11.4 11.0 9.4 8.6 8.1 8.4 7.4 6.5 7.1 7.4 6.9 8.3 8.3
1996 12.2 11.7 10.6 8.7 7.4 6.6 6.8 4.7 5.6 7.4 9.1 9.2 8.3
1995 11.4 11.4 9.8 7.8 6.1 6.0 5.0 4.5 5.7 7.4 7.9 9.3 7.6
1994 11.8 11.9 11.5 8.8 7.8 7.3 6.4 5.3 5.1 6.5 7.0 9.5 8.2
1993 14.1 13.6 11.2 9.1 11.9 7.6 5.7 4.9 4.4 6.4 8.1 8.9 8.8
1992 15.4 14.8 12.2 9.4 8.7 8.3 6.2 5.1 5.5 7.5 9.0 9.0 9.2
1991 13.9 13.3 11.1 9.7 8.5 8.9 7.4 5.5 5.7 6.9 9.1 11.4 9.2
1990 11.0 12.7 9.6 8.0 7.0 5.9 5.2 4.6 5.3 7.3 8.8 10.8 7.9